The assertion that the White House was unaware of Flynn’s lobbying activities raises questions of how carefully Trump’s advisers have been investigated for possible conflicts of interest in an administration beset by allegations of such conflicts — beginning with the president’s own businesses.
The committee investigating the fatal attacks in Benghazi, Libya, will interview several high-profile Obama administration officials this week, including former CIA Director David Petraeus and former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta.
The Democratic Party heads into its presidential primaries sharply divided over how to wage war against terrorism, a rift magnified by Americans’ growing fears following recent terrorist attacks and laid bare in the newest debate between their presidential candidates.
The portrait of Hillary Clinton that emerges from her tens of thousands of recently released emails is different from what people see on TV.
While Clinton was on the defensive over foreign policy and terrorism, the challenges came largely from the moderators. Sanders failed to deliver in small and large ways at the Democratic presidential debate Saturday that would have either cast positive attention on him or negative attention on her.
Hillary Clinton takes the debate stage for the first time in this campaign Tuesday night to face four rivals looking for something — anything — to knock down her lead in the race for the Democratic nomination for president.
Hillary Clinton wants to halt the deportation of immigrants in the country illegally, offer them a path to citizenship and allow them to obtain driver’s licenses. It wasn’t always this way.
After each of Hillary Clinton’s campaign events, a large group of reporters gathers on one side of the room and shouts questions at her. She rarely responds.
Hillary Clinton has become known simply as Hillary in bumper stickers and headlines, on Twitter and Facebook, around water coolers and in coffee shops. Yet some Americans, mostly women, don’t think the former secretary of state, U.S. senator from New York and first lady should be called by just her first name.
By Anita Kumar, McClatchy Washington Bureau President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and Vice President Joe Biden marked the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks Thursday with a moment of silence on the South Lawn of the White House under a partly cloudy sky. The Obamas and Biden walked slowly out […]
By Anita Kumar, McClatchy Washington Bureau After news broke Monday that the Baltimore Ravens had terminated the contract of Ray Rice after a video surfaced of him hitting his then-finance, Press Secretary Josh Earnest spoke to President Barack Obama about the case. “The president is the father of two daughters. And like any American, he […]
By Anita Kumar and William Douglas, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton isn’t running for president yet, but she’s already learning that it’s not easy running away from her former boss, even if he’s unpopular. After spending a year and a half praising Barack Obama, the former secretary of state is starting to distance […]
By Anita Kumar, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — As he embarks on his final years in office, President Barack Obama has begun to look beyond the White House to his next task: solidifying his legacy. A group of longtime friends and supporters, including his former campaign manager and fundraiser, is in the midst of planning […]
By Anita Kumar, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama boasts about his “year of action,” the 40-plus executive actions he’s taken this year to push past a gridlocked Congress in order to help struggling Americans. But for all his strong rhetoric — not to mention the reaction of the right, warning of an […]
By Anita Kumar, McClatchy Washington Bureau ARLINGTON, Va. — Hillary Clinton’s name won’t be on any ballot in November, but that doesn’t mean you won’t see her supporters hit the campaign trail this year. Ready for Hillary, the political action committee that hopes to lay the groundwork for Clinton’s second presidential run, plans to help […]